Springboro Library

Square Foot Gardening

Learn to grow fresh, natural, organic vegetables in 20% of the space it takes in a row and hoe garden.  Square foot gardening is easy, can be done on a patio, roof top, or in a small area of your yard.  No weeding, hoeing, plowing or tilling.  Learn the 10 easy steps to a successful and bountiful garden using this space and labor saving technique.

Alfred Hall is the owner of Terrapin Farms and Eden (Urban Gardening Center), and is Executive Director of Hamilton Garden Systems (HUGS).  He specializes in alternative gardening techniques in urban settings.

Limited seating on a first come basis.

 Adults ages 16 & up.


Discover Your Ancestors By Digging Into Genealogy

Get Ready For Your Summer Road Trip With a Genealogy Workshop

Join Professional Genealogist Jennifer Alford as she shows how to:

~ Document what you already know about your family history ~ Develop a plan for where you are "going"

~ Search for free internet resources ~ Obtain information from libraries

~ Use different computer software ~ Organize ~ Explore different types of records

~ Uncover your family's past by using stories as clues

Springboro Library Branch

May 4, 2013

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Adults ages 16 and up. Limited seating on a first come basis. Informational handouts will be distributed.

Jennifer Alford is owner of Jenealogy (www.jenealogy.biz) where she creates engaging family history treasures. She is part of the leadership team at The In-Depth Genealogist (www.theindepthgenealogist.com), publisher of the digital magazine, Going In-Depth, and writes a column on Jewish Genealogy. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, Genealogical Speakers Guild, Association of Professional Genealogists, and many more genealogy related organizations.



Working With Your Digital Photos

This workshop will cover the basics of creating a photo album using your computer. Learn to import your pictures, place them on pre-designed pages, add text and embellishments, and get it printed.

With this hands-on workshop you will be working on your laptop computer. Participants need to pre-select and bring 20 to 80 digital photos. These can be on your hard drive, a flash drive, or a CD.

Reservations required by calling 937-748-3200. Ages 18 and up. Participants must bring their own laptop computer.

Instructor Jan Vomacka teaches digital and traditional album making and provides software training for photo organization, editing and creating storybooks, calendars, and other photo gifts. Jan has more then 30 years experience in graphic design. She has been teaching people how to get their photos out of boxes, off memory cards and into albums so they can celebrate and share their memories. 


Estate Planning For Ohio Residents

Do you have questions about Wills, Trusts, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney?

You are invited to attend...

Estate Planning for Ohio Residents

Speaker John E. Clough, shareholder with the Dayton law firm Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling, Co. LPA, will explain wills, trusts and probate, what they are and how to navigate through the estate planning process. John has practiced in estate, probate and business succession planning for 18 years.

The program is free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first come basis.